Dec 7th 2016
Marshall Center Announces 2017 Alumni Scholars

From GCMC Alumni Team

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 7, 2016) – The Alumni Programs Office is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Alumni Scholarships. 

This year, the alumni team solicited applications from nearly 12,000 [ ... ]

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Dec 7th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty’s Zeneli Speaks to Students at Florida State University

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (December 7, 2016) - George C. Marshall European Center Black Sea and Eurasia Program Director Valbona Zeneli traveled to the United States last week and spoke to Florida State University undergraduate and graduate students in the Emergency Management & Homeland Security [ ... ]

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Dec 6th 2016
Marshall Center Fellow Pioneer Discovers a ‘Spectacular Mixture of Everything’

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 2, 2016) – Ulpia Botezatu described her 10-week experience in the Central and Southeast Europe Fellowship Program at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies as simultaneously flying in 100 hot air balloons.

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Dec 1st 2016
Faculty Travel to Zagreb to Speak at International Security Conference

Marshall Center faculty Valbona Zeneli and James Howcroft pose with Defense Minister of Croatia, Damir Krsticevic (center) during a short meeting in Zagreb last week. The faculty were invited to speak at the second International Security Conference organized by the Croatian Statehood Foundation and [ ... ]

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Dec 1st 2016
Fast Facts:  Countering Transnational Organized Crime

The Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime will be held Nov. 30 to Dec. 16 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

Dates: Nov. 30 to Dec. 16, 2016 - Language: English Only

Course Description: Held twice a year, the Program on Countering Transnational Organized [ ... ]

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Dec 1st 2016
Making Friends, Combating Organized Crime Thanks to the English Language

By Christine June
GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 29, 2016) – Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie Capt. Youssef Belfekir saw some of his classmates talking outside the dormitories when he first arrived at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies to attend the English [ ... ]

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Nov 17th 2016
Marshall Center’s security course graduates 106 ‘Agents of Change’

Ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes, the U.S. ambassador to Croatia, talks about the importance of listening to each other and finding common ground based on shared priorities during a ceremony for 106 participants from 51 countries graduating from the Program on Applied Security Studies Nov. 16 at the George [ ... ]

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Nov 16th 2016
Fifth Ukraine Senior Leader Seminar Examines Democratic Oversight of the Armed Forces

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 16, 2016) – The George C. Marshall European Center for Strategic Studies guided Ukrainian parliamentarians and senior military officers of the General Staff towards defense reform at a senior [ ... ]

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Nov 16th 2016
Rhodes and Von Muenchow Speak At RACVIAC Security Sector Reform Seminar in Zagreb

Professor Sebastian von Muenchow (right) speaks on a panel discussion examining parliamentary oversight mechanisms for national security architectures.  (Photo contributed by RACVIAC).

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 15, 2015) - George C. Marshall European Center Program Director for Central [ ... ]

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Nov 10th 2016
Two Day Seminar Readies Slovak Parliamentarians for National Security Responsibilities

By James E. Brooks,
George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

A dozen Parliamentarians from Slovakia, many of them elected this past spring, attended a two day seminar at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Nov. 8-9, to learn more about their roles in national security.

This [ ... ]

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Nov 10th 2016
Perl Delivers Remarks on Asymmetric Warfare at Budapest Conference

Executive Director Partnership for Peace Consortium Raphael Perl shares his perspectives on asymmetric warfare in Budapest, Nov. 9. (Contributed Photo)

By George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 10, 2016) - Raphael Perl, executive director of the [ ... ]

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Nov 4th 2016
Wither Speaks On Terrorist Threats in Balkans at Tirana Conference

James Wither speaks at the Albanian Armed Forces Academy on terrorism in the Balkans Region on Oct. 31. (Contributed photo)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Nov. 4, 2016) - Marshall Center Senior Fellowship Program Director James Wither shared his expertise on terrorism on Oct. 31, in Tirana, at [ ... ]

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Nov 4th 2016
Francavilla and Knightstep Speak at NATO Rotary Summit

Senior Executive Seminar Program Director Italy Brig. Gen. Luigi Francavilla discusses the importance of interoperability at the NATO Rotary Wing Summit on Nov. 3.  (Marshall Center photo by KarlHeinz Wedhorn)

Senior Executive Seminar Program Director Italy Brig. Gen. Luigi Francavilla and [ ... ]

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Oct 21st 2016
Security Insights Author Discusses Foreign Terrorist Fighter Research

LTC (Res) Dr. Daniel H. Heinke, German Armed Forces Reserve, and Director, State Bureau of Investigation, Germany's Bremen Police published his research on Foreign Terrorist Fighters as a Marshall Center Insights Paper. He talks more about his research in this interview. You can find his Insights [ ... ]

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Oct 20th 2016
Transnational Organized Crime is Focus in New Edition of Per Concordiam Magazine

per Concordiam - Volume 7, Number 3

GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 20, 2016) – Transnational Organized Crime is the focus of the most current edition of Per Concordiam magazine released today. 

This edition features 11 articles written by an international cadre [ ... ]

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Oct 20th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty Present at Euro Atlantic Security Course in Sarajevo

Sebastian von Muenchow shared his thoughts on "EU's Capability of Peacebuilding in the Western Balkans" at the Euro Atlantic Security Course on Oct. 14. (Contributed Photo)

By GCMC Public Affairs

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Oct. 20,2016) - George C. Marshall European Center faculty Sebastian [ ... ]

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Oct 13th 2016
Zeneli Moderates Panel Discussion at Belgrade Security Forum

Dr. Valbona Zeneli - GCMC Program Director on Black Sea and Eurasia

By George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs

BELGRADE, Serbia (Oct. 12, 2013) - George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies Program Director on Black Sea and Eurasia Dr. Valbona Zeneli moderated an opening panel [ ... ]

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Oct 5th 2016
U.S. and German Defense Officials Sign Marshall Center Agreement Strengthening German-American Partnership

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Defense officials from the United States and Germany signed a memorandum of agreement today in Garmisch-Partenkirchen reaffirming the unique German-American partnership at the center.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work and German Parliamentary Secretary to [ ... ]

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Oct 3rd 2016
Day of Germany Unity Speeches

Remarks by German Deputy Director Brig. Gen. (ret.) Johann Berger
and Garmisch Mayor Dr. Sigrid Meierhofer at the Day of German Unity Celebration

George C. Marshall European Center German Deputy Director Brig. Gen. (ret.) Johann Berger and Garmisch Partenkirchen MayorDr. Sigrid Meierhofer delivered [ ... ]

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Sep 27th 2016
Marshall Center Dean Brannon Reflects on Federal Service and Retirement

By James E. Brooks

George C. Marshall European Center Dean Robert Brannon has worn many hats in four decades of federal service:  Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, attaché, and educator.

For four years, Brannon has worn the hat of Dean at the Marshall Center. On Sept. 26, Brannon removes it and departs [ ... ]

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Sep 22nd 2016
Tbilisi Non-Resident Conference Examines Volatility of Black Sea Region

By GCMC Public Affairs

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Georgia held a “Volatility in the Black Sea Region: Building Resilience and Cooperative Security” conference Sept. 19 and 20 in Tbilisi.

U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly delivered opening [ ... ]

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Sep 21st 2016
Fast Facts: Program in Applied Security Studies

Dates:  Sept. 21 – Nov. 16, 2016

Course Description: PASS is an intense eight week resident course for junior and mid-level civilian government officials, military and security force service members and government academics who aspire to higher leadership positions and realize a network of trustworthy [ ... ]

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Sep 19th 2016
International Senior Officials Gather at George C. Marshall Center to Discuss How ISIS Ends

Senior military and government leaders from more than 40 nations gathered at the George C. Marshall European Center, Sept. 12-16, to examine and discuss how the global terrorist threat of the ISIS network ends. 

Held annually, the Marshall Center’s Senior Executive Seminar resident course focuses [ ... ]

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Sep 19th 2016
Marshall Center Alumni Speakers Sought For January 2017 Counter Terrorism Workshop

Dr. Nicholas Janszen, Marshall Center’s professor of National Security Studies at the College of International and Security Studies, moderates an alumni panel discussion during the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop, May 23-26, 2016.

The George C. Marshall European Center [ ... ]

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Sep 9th 2016
Tirana Seminar Strengthens Albanian Government Understanding of Combatting Organized Crime

Participants and speakers pose for a group picture during the opening day of a two-day seminar on Combatting Transnational Organized Crime in Tirana, Albania, Sept. 7-8.  The seminar was designed to help Albanian leaders and others in the region understand the seriousness of the threat within [ ... ]

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Sep 2nd 2016
Kazakhstani Officials Attend Seminar on International Cyber Security Best Practices

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, a joint U.S.-German security education institute, is conducting a seminar for Kazakhstani governmental officials on cyber security best practices Sept. 1 and 2 in Astana. Pictured is the final panel (from left): Irakli Gvenetadze, from Georgia; [ ... ]

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Aug 31st 2016
Marshall Center Women's Equality Day Observance Showcases an Event for Women Around the World

Ambassador Douglas Griffiths, Marshall Center´s associate director for International Liaison, speaks about his experiences abroad and what he has learned about the challenges for women's equality during the Equal Opportunity Committee of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies [ ... ]

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Aug 30th 2016
Marshall Center Alumni Participate in the “NATO Summit in Warsaw: Implications for the Alliance and the Western Balkans”

The “NATO Summit in Warsaw: Implications for the Alliance and the Western Balkans” workshop is being held Aug. 27 to 29 in Ohrid, Macedonia. Pictured (from left): Dr. Stojan Slaveski, president of George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Macedonia Alumni Association; Republic of [ ... ]

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Aug 29th 2016
Marshall Center co-hosts ‘Kazakhstan: Bridging East and West’

The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Central Asia Program outreach team co-organized with the Kazakh Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) a two-day security dialogue “Kazakhstan: Bridging East and West” Aug. 23 and 24 at the Foundation of the First President [ ... ]

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Aug 19th 2016
Marshall Center Travels to Uzbekistan for Two-Day Security Dialogue

U.S. and Uzbek government officials welcome more than 50 participants to a two-day security dialogue in Tashkent, Uzbekistan organized by the George C. Marshall European Center. Left to right: Head, Department of International Cooperation, Uzbekistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kadambay Sultanov; [ ... ]

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